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Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex II - Prohibited Substances

EU. Prohibited Substances: Annex II, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2020/1683, 13 November 2020

This list contains substances which are banned from use in any cosmetic products marketed for sale or use in the European Union.

Last updated 02 March 2021. Database contains 2442 unique substances/entries.
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222-068-2
3333-67-3
1060
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238-766-5
14721-18-7
1441
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206-761-7
373-02-4
1429
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235-103-1
12068-61-0
1457
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209-046-8
553-71-9
1430
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238-596-1
14550-87-9
1459
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236-665-0
13462-88-9
1435
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267-897-0
67952-43-6
1459
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231-743-0
7718-54-9
1419
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239-646-5
15586-38-6
1453
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209-160-8
557-19-7
1440
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233-071-3
10028-18-9
1435
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222-101-0
3349-06-2
1428
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235-008-5
12054-48-7
1006
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236-666-6
13462-90-3
1435
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16039-61-5
1433
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236-068-5
13138-45-9
1420
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234-823-3
12035-36-8
457
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237-124-1
13637-71-3
1424
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237-563-9
13842-46-1
1425
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235-379-3
12201-89-7
1462
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237-205-1
13689-92-4
1452
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257-970-5
52502-12-2
1463
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247-430-7
26043-11-8
1436
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238-278-2
14332-34-4
1438
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248-585-3
27637-46-3
1460
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Product of blowing smelted nickel ore in a converter to lower the iron content.
273-749-6
69012-50-6
1421
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215-215-7
1313-99-1
455
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208-933-7
547-67-1
1445
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252-840-4
36026-88-7
1438
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11132-10-8
1435
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239-125-2
15060-62-5
1437
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215-216-2
1314-05-2
1455
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250-788-7
31748-25-1
1442
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232-104-9
7786-81-4
1100
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240-841-2
16812-54-7
460
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235-260-6
12142-88-0
1446
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239-974-9
15852-21-8
1461
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239-967-0
15851-52-2
1461
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234-824-9
12035-38-0
1450
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235-752-0
12653-76-8
1463
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234-825-4
12035-39-1
1463
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239-876-6
15780-33-3
1451
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238-032-4
14177-51-6
1463
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274-755-1
70692-93-2
1463
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242-533-3
18721-51-2
1460
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287-468-1
85508-43-6
1460
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249-555-2
29317-63-3
1460
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287-469-7
85508-44-7
1460
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300-094-6
93920-10-6
1460
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300-093-0
93920-09-3
1460
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225-656-7
4995-91-9
1434
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237-138-8
13654-40-5
1460
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222-102-6
3349-08-4
1460
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233-263-7
10101-96-9
1454
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244-578-4
21784-78-1
1442
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218-744-1
2223-95-2
1432
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231-827-7
7757-95-1
1461
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240-235-8
16083-14-0
1460
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200-193-3
54-11-5
246
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238-076-4
14216-75-2
1420
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14797-65-0
248
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202-716-0
98-95-3
249
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12167-20-3
250
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72
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217-406-0
1836-75-5
697
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200-646-5
67-20-9
251
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410
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210-698-0
621-64-7
410
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256
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223-662-4
4008-48-4
209
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206-400-3
335-76-2
1604
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246-672-0
25154-52-3
1168
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200-096-6
51-41-2
257
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191
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Not permitted except for those given in Annex III
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204-899-2
128-62-1
258
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421-870-1
156145-66-3
1185
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2748-74-5
117
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200-271-7
56-38-2
131
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227-534-9
5873-54-1
1533
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267-335-4
67845-79-8
1372
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201-963-1
90-04-0
708
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-
711
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432-750-3
109202-58-6
1407
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434-350-4
103122-66-3
1405
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202-430-6
95-54-5
363
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725
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1396
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D4
209-136-7
556-67-2
1388
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4684-87-1
202
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207-947-0
502-59-0
267
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208-851-1
543-82-8
28
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260
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Laurus nobilis, Lauraceae.
283-272-5
84603-73-6
359
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207-361-5
465-16-7
261
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An inorganic pigment that is the reaction product of high temperature calcination in which nickel (II) oxide and silicon oxide in varying amounts are homogeneously and ionically interdiffused to form a crystalline matrix of olivine. Its composition may include any one or a combination of the modifiers alkali or alkaline earth halides.
271-112-7
68515-84-4
1463
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237-560-2
13840-56-7
1396
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254-637-6
39807-15-3
1199
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243-867-2
20543-06-0
1445
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126-93-2
165
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417-210-7
70987-78-9
1150
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546-32-7
172
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208-832-8
542-88-1
667
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226-009-1
5216-25-1
1145
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205-855-5
156-43-4
1203
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238-849-6
14779-78-3
381
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a catalytic dewaxing process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C20 through C50 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of at least 100 SUS at 100°F (19cSt at 40°C).
265-174-4
64742-70-7
789
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from a catalytic dewaxing process. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C15 through C30 and produces a finished oil with a viscosity of less than 100 SUS at 100°F (19cSt at 40°C).
265-176-5
64742-71-8
790
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from sulfur-containing paraffinic crude oil. It consists predominantly of a solvent refined deparaffinated lubricating oil with a viscosity of 65cSt at 50°C.
295-810-6
92129-09-4
824
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Not permitted if substances contain > 3% (w/w) DMSO extract
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of lignite carbonization tar with bentonite for removal of trace constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-297-1
97926-77-7
630
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of lignite carbonization tar with silicic acid for removal of trace constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-298-7
97926-78-8
631
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from liqnite carbonization tar by solvent crystallisation (solvent deoiling), by sweating or an adducting process. It consists predominantly of straight and branched chain saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
295-454-1
92045-71-1
622
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of lignite carbonization tar with activated carbon for removal of trace constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
308-296-6
97926-76-6
629
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from liqnite carbonization tar by solvent crystallisation (solvent deoiling), by sweating or an adducting process treated with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of straight and branched chain saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C12.
295-455-7
92045-72-2
623
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.005% (w/w) benzo[a]pyrene
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608-494-5
30525-89-4
1578
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200-169-2
53-33-8
186
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205-246-4
94-23-5
179
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144644-13-3
1234
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224-523-0
4396-01-4
263
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218-438-8
2152-34-3
212
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266-275-6
66246-88-6
1573
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200-925-1
76-01-7
264
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201-778-6
87-86-5
1012
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201-084-3
78-11-5
265
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208-771-7
541-20-8
120
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229-408-9
6521-29-5
1378
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603-902-8
13517-20-9
1398
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600-419-4
10332-33-9
1397
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600-419-4
10332-33-9
1399
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600-611-8
10486-00-7
1397
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600-611-8
10486-00-7
1398
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234-390-0
11138-47-9;12040-72-1;37244-98-7
1398
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234-390-0
11138-47-9;12040-72-1;37244-98-7
1399
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234-390-0
11138-47-9;12040-72-1;37244-98-7
1399
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206-801-3
375-95-1
1636
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4149-60-4
1636
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21049-39-8
1636
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217-179-8
1763-23-1
1493
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206-397-9
335-67-1
1561
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78-12-6
266
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a semi-solid from dewaxing paraffinic residual oil. It consists predominantly of saturated crystalline and liquid hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25.
232-373-2
8009-03-8
904
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Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained when petrolatum is treated with Al2O3 to remove polar components and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated, crystalline, and liquid hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25.
285-098-5
85029-74-9
906
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Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of petroleum petrolatum with activated carbon for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20.
308-149-6
97862-97-0
908
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Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treatment of petrolatum with bleaching earth for the removal of traces of polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of greater than C25.
309-706-6
100684-33-1
910
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Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a semi-solid from dewaxed paraffinic residual oil treated with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. It consists predominantly of saturated microcrystalline and liquid hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20.
295-459-9
92045-77-7
907
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Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen
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A complex combination of organic compounds, predominantly high molecular weight carboxylic acids, obtained by the air oxidation of petrolatum.
265-206-7
64743-01-7
905
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Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the treatment of petroleum petrolatum with silicic acid for the removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C20.
308-150-1
97862-98-1
909
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Not permitted except if the full refining history is known and it can be shown that the substance from which it is produced is not a carcinogen
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons. It consists predominantly of aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic hydrocarbons. It may also contain small amounts of nitrogen, oxygen and sulfur compounds. This category encompasses light, medium, and heavy petroleums, as well as the oils extracted from tar sands. Hydrocarbonaceous materials requiring major chemical changes for their recovery or conversion to petroleum refinery feedstocks such as crude shale oils, upgraded shale oils and liquid coal fuels are not included in this definition.
232-298-5
8002-05-9
763
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C7 and boiling in the range of approximately -40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 176°F).
270-704-2
68476-85-7
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons produced by the distillation of crude oil. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C7 and boiling in the range of approximately -40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 176°F).
270-704-2
68476-85-7
491
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by subjecting liquefied petroleum gas mix to a sweetening process to convert mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C7 and boiling in the range of approximately -40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 176°F).
270-705-8
68476-86-8
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by subjecting liquefied petroleum gas mix to a sweetening process to convert mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C3 through C7 and boiling in the range of approximately -40°C to 80°C (-40°F to 176°F).
270-705-8
68476-86-8
492
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by subjecting a liquified petroleum gas mix to a sweetening process to oxidize mercaptans or to remove acidic impurities. It consists predominantly of C4 saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons.
295-463-0
92045-80-2
609
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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The complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained in a hydrofiner-powerformer process and boiling in a range of approximately 27°C to 210°C (80°F to 410°F).
271-058-4
68514-79-4
1539
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene
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A complex combination which consists primarily of hydrogen with various small amounts of methane, ethane, and propane.
271-750-6
68607-11-4
565
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Not permitted if substances contain > 0.1% (w/w) Butadiene
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A complex combination which consists primarily of hydrogen with various small amounts of methane, ethane, and propane.
271-750-6
68607-11-4
1542
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w 1,3-butadiene
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200-570-2
63-98-9
269
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201-235-3
79-93-6
95
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201-998-2
90-49-3
272
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201-454-4
83-12-5
271
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205-143-4
134-49-6
232
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203-632-7
108-95-2
1175
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616-100-8
74499-35-7
1626
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1801269-80-6
1626
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1801269-77-1
1626
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640-104-9
210555-94-5
1626
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310-154-3
121158-58-5
1626
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201-004-7
77-09-8
417
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The combination of phenols extracted, using isobutyl acetate, from the ammonia liquor condensed from the gas evolved in low-temperature (less than 700°C (1292°F)) destructive distillation of coal. It consists predominantly of a mixture of monohydric and dihydric phenols.
284-881-9
84988-93-2
1541
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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293-435-2
91079-47-9
1541
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Not permitted if substances contain ≥ 0.1 % w/w benzene or if they contain ≥ 0.005 % w/w benzo[a]pyrene
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202-196-5
92-84-2
320
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320
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211-606-1
673-31-4
71
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207-108-9
435-97-2
273
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241-698-9
17696-62-7
1376
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200-029-0
50-33-9
67
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211-987-4
732-11-6
1612
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236-116-5
13171-21-6
1013
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17169-61-8
1438
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231-768-7
7723-14-0
279
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238-887-3
14816-18-3
1410
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Physostigma venenosum, Leguminosae.
289-638-0
89958-15-6
281
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374
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60820-94-2
374
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279-833-9
81818-54-4
1371
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201-564-2
84-80-0
1371
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201-865-9
88-89-1
268
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204-716-6
124-87-8
282
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202-128-4
92-13-7
283
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Pilocarpus jaborandi, Rutaceae.
283-649-4
84696-42-4
311
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635-361-9
243973-20-8
1617
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218-508-8
2167-85-3
118
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203-808-3
110-85-0
1504
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205-551-2
142-64-3
1512
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228-042-7
6094-40-2
1512
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217-775-8
1951-97-9
1512
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207-394-5
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